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SFGTV2
Oct 27, 2012 10:30pm PDT
person who turned out to be named chris highland. shortly thereafter chris stevens sat down next to me. the three of us went to lunch afterwards and became friends from that day forward. chris never tried to be someone special but he was someone special. when we were at hastings his charm and wit were on display from the start. in class he was very articulate and seemed as later in life always very poised and well spoken and at ease. i think our professors loved him. he liked being a student, even studying at the national war college a few years ago. he always seemed to genuinely enjoying studying and debating and was immersed in classes and activities of the school. particularly the hastings law journal, where he became managing editor. he very much liked the art of argument and trial law. he used to go to the courts nearby to watch very high profile trials and legendary judges and litigators. while he spent lots of times on the hastings campus, whether in library or out on what is called the beach in front of the school, he also liked to get off-campus and would often go for a run ac
FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 12:00pm PDT
. >> bret: april 28th, khadafy stills hold tripoli but rebels hold benghazi. christopher stevens is sent to benghazi. a car bomb explodes in front. hotel. stevens and his team decide it's too dangerous to stay there. in august they settle on a compound on the west side of the city. >> it was a rented from an owner who had a nice villa and several out buildings as. >> well andrew wood is a 24-year special forces veteran who worked on security for u.s. personnel in libya for six months before the september 11th 2012 benghazi attack. >> there is not a lot of security. it's not a fortress. >> inside the walls are four buildings, one is essentially a large residence with a number of bedrooms in it. another residence has a cantina where the staff eats. just across the way, they have a tactical operations center, filled with security staff, folks and security monitors. finally the barracks a small house by the main gate of the compound. it will house a libyan security force. >> many viewers who traveled around europe and asia probably think one of those heavily guarded fortresses where you go to g
FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 3:30pm EDT
, unable to find stevens. by 11:00 p.m. libyan forces can no longer hold the perimeter. >> attack was stow strong, we were calling for back-up. even the back-up didn't came. >> they carried stevens to the main gated. they head to the annex but almost immediately the crowd fires upon them and throws two grenades under the vehicle. they take direct fire from ak-47s. despite two flat tires they keep rolling. several blocks away they hit more traffic and a busy benghazi neighborhood. car careens over the middle divider and pushes forward and finally makes it to the annex and again hope for safety. midnight some two hours after the attack begin, a quick reaction force from embassy leaves for benghazi on a chartered aircraft. on that plane is former navy seal glen do her at this will be fending off highway heavy fire. the battle is on again. they are hitting with fire and rocket propelled grenades, forcing them to retreat further back. yet another call is made for military back-up. they say their requests is refused. special forth are ready in italy but pentagon officials later express conc
SFGTV2
Oct 27, 2012 9:30pm PDT
6th. good evening. [ applause ] >>> my name is chris stevens, i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. i had the honor to serve as the envoy to the libyan revolution and i was thrilled to watch the libyan people stand up and demand their rights. now i'm excited to return to libya to continue the great work we've started, building a solid partnership between the united states and libya to help you the libyan people achieve your goals. right now i'm in washington, preparing for my assignment. as i walk around the monuments and memorials commemorating the courageous men and women that made america what it is, i'm reminded we too went through challenging periods, when america was divided by a bitter civil war 150 years ago. president abraham lincoln had the vision to pull us together toward a shared goal of peace and prosperity. growing up in california i didn't know much about the arab world. then after graduating from the university of california at berkeley, i traveled to north africa as peace corps engineer. i worked as an english teacher in morocco two years and quickly grew to love
SFGTV2
Oct 27, 2012 10:00pm PDT
stevens, or as my family calls me h.i. i was born when he was 20. mine were not related to diplomacy. as a toddler he would send me on missions, which i was a willing accomplice. he sent me to stick carrots up my younger brothers nose as he slept in on christmas morning. that was really fun. growing up i was always able to brag that i had a brother in a foreign country. i got to visit him in these places. we road camels around pyramids in egypt, bathed in tunisia, snorkled in sinai and danced in israeli discos. in libya i played tennis with the daughter of his libyan tennis coach, learned about medical school in libya and jogged through the ruins. but, as we said, chris always came home and entertained us when he did. i worked hard to sharpen tennis and skiiing skills. i was proud the year chris said you ski faster than the master. [ laughter] >> we got up early to be the first on the ski lift. at my wedding he said he would be happy by to perform a libyan liberation dance to celebrate the success of the revolution. [ laughter] >> he inspired me to travel and work inter nationally. i
FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 1:00am EDT
at the memorial for ambassador stevens. it was beautiful in a bipartisan way to see people praise the ambassador and talk to the family about the calls they are getting from young people around the country who are inspired to go into public service despite what happened to the ambassador. so i think what we have to do is await mr. pickering's report and then we will really see what the facts are and we can determine what we should have known sooner and what we can do in the future to better protect the american people at home and abroad. >> geraldo: judge jeanine had the family of one of the seals that was slain and the family member, the dad, god, we recognize and honor his loss. he called the president insincere and called hillary clinton a liar and this is ten days before the election. i mean it has to have an impact, does at any time? >> it is very interesting timing, geraldo. i think the administration should have been more forthcoming. i think the president should have been more forthcoming about this. i think it is becoming a real sort of a disaster for the administration. but
FOX Business
Oct 28, 2012 8:00am EDT
hire lawyers, they have to hire accountants, just to figure it out and steven hawking doesn't figure this out. it's not going to fix our economy immediately, but remove the biggest obstacle to growth and that's a complicated tax code. i'll tell yu, focusing on little things, little pieces of this, like the mortgage deduction, focusing on bits and pieces, and the problem. the problem is it's just way too complicated and small businesses cannot figure it out. >> brenda: you know, it's interesting though, steve, the other steve not hawking, because a lot of the bigger businesses have been laying off this week, ge, huge numbers coming out and they depend on a lot of these deductions,actually. >> yeah, no i think what we have to-- jim is absolutely right. first of all, steven hawking, would have looked at all this have and call it an alternate universe. it doesn't, you know, it defies the reality that we live in here today. look, our economy is transforming. the consumers, we're not going to prompt them into picking up the negative savings rate and spending that we had before the wall str
SFGTV2
Oct 28, 2012 1:00pm PDT
come up and say a few words. >> thank you steven. this is a really great celebration want congratulations to you and congratulations to west field and congratulations to the city and congratulations to all your teammates who are here that have great jobs with a great company and as the united way target is a partner not just here in the bay area but all across this country. target teammates participate in the community and with many nonprofits and last year teammates give over $15 million to the local united ways and that is no exception here in the bay area. we value the partnership greatly. congratulations on 50 years. the bay year is celebrating 90 years this year so we have been partners all those years and the tradition conditions. mr. mayor speaking of partnerships one partnership that we were all a part of that you make didn't think is the summer jobs plus initiative. target joined by more than 100 companies with mayor lee to launch that program here in san francisco and one more example when we put out the call to employers who will participate and target was there
SFGTV2
Oct 28, 2012 3:00pm PDT
hall from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm if you don'introduce two of my heroes, pat park and steven rumble. [ applause ] >> thank you, so much, jen. and it is such an incredible honor to be here. thank you for america for hosting us, thank you for being an active inspiration, here for us and to the program. which we will talk more about today which was found in large part by... and thank you for getting the whole... chief information officer and mayor it is a huge honor to be in your presence as well. >> thank you so much for coming. >> thank you. >> and thank you all for taking time out of your busy schedules to come here today. we are here for a work session. we are actually going to go deep on which... and get your thoughts. so here is actually what is going to happen for the next couple of hours or so. we are going to have a brief context and then we will hear mayor lee make an exciting announcement. which i will introduce the projects and we will do... and break out into session and go deep and provide feedback. i need it and come back together for a... session. so,... talk about some
CNN
Oct 28, 2012 2:30pm EDT
, at least. >> steven kopf, thank you very much. >> thank you. >>> washington d.c. when it comes to hurricane sandy. schools there will be shut down ahead of the storm. we'll find out what else in the area might be impacted by hurricane sandy. imimagaginine e ifif y yod alalwawaysys s seeee l e inin t thehe b besest t lil. eveverery y titimeme o of f. ououtdtdoooorsrs, , oro. trtranansisititiononss® ls auautotomamatiticacalllly y fift ththe e ririghght t amamouountn. soso y youou s seeee e eveg ththe e waway y itit is memeanant t toto b be e ses. mamaybybe e evevenen a lilittttlele b betette. exexpeperirienencece l lifife e, asask k fofor r trtrananss adadapaptitiveve l lene. >>> if you have travel plans for the mid-atlantic or northeast, you need to think again. chad meyers will explain that sandy is going to make a mess of anyone's commute. short or long. >> short or long. the airlines are saying we'll waive those fees. we know you can't get there, the planes won't be there so plan accordingly. you can go to your local airport on line and find that out because we're getting it on
SFGTV2
Oct 27, 2012 11:00pm PDT
to the st. stevens school board and was also appointed to the board of directors at the stones town ymca. i coached youth sports at the y and i also fund raised for both organizations. later fund raised for sacred heart where my son went to school and st. ignatius where my daughter went to school. my son is in the police department and my daughter works in the tech industry. my wife and i are very proud of both of them. i served on my homeowners association as delegate to the western twin peaks western counsel and worked to prevent stones town project which would have altered the character of our neighborhood. i fought to get two stop signs on eucalyptus drive. i waged an eight year battle to get playground equipment. i negotiated with loyal high school to -- a building pr project in our neighborhood. in 2001 i was appointed to the board of supervisors to the ethics commission and elected president by my fellow commissioners. in 2004 mayor newsome appointed me to the board of appeals and i served two terms as president. the issues that are most important to me are the economy and jo
FOX Business
Oct 28, 2012 1:00am EDT
, no i think what we have to-- jim is absolutely right. first of all, steven hawking, would have looked at all this have and call it an alternate universe. it doesn't, you know, it defies the reality that we live in here today. look, our economy is transforming. the consumers, we're not going to prot them into picking up the negative savings rate and spending that we had before the wall street collapse in 2008. they know better now. they're not going to be burned again. and this is an opportunity for exports are picking up, manufacturing's picking up and we need to stop consuming more than we've produced and start exporting more. so, yes, making our businesses more competitive is critical to that, and look, i would just get rid of every single corporate deduction, and bring the rate dramatically down, and cut it in half. 15%, something like that and they have to pay it on domestic profits, they have to pay it on foreign profits, minus whatever they're paying locally and just, and there are several other policies we're not allowed to get into this now, not enough time, it ought tb
FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 3:00pm PDT
romney had a chance to discuss it. we ought to be asking in the spirit of ambassador stevens and pulling together. after 9/11, and --. >>chris:, wait, wait, wait, senator, it is a legitimate issue to discuss before an election when four americans were killed and there are questions of intelligence failures before and during the attack. >>guest: it is a legitimate issue but every story leads to political come tear and trying to point fingers. after 9/11 we came together. there were a lost questions to be answered. let's operate in that same spirit. remember what ambassador stevens was trying to do and stand together. the middle east is crucial. we need to be tough there but we need to be smart and engaged. this discussion has been politicized. it hasn't been helpful or helped us get to the bottom of what happened. chris there were drones flying over benghazi during the hour when first the consulate and the annex, six or eight hours, were under attack. were the drones armed? >>guest: we find out, we will find out what happened and that information, if appropriate, will be revealed.
FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 2:00pm EDT
discuss it. we ought to be acting in the spirit of ambassador stevens and pulling together. after 9/11 and this was a terrorist attack in libya. >> chris: senator wait, wait. >> get to the bottom of what happened. >> chris: it is a legitimate issue to discuss before an election when four americans were killed and there were questions of intelligence before and after the attack, is it not? >> it is a legitimate issue but every story leads to political commentary and trying to point fingers. after 9/11 we came together and there were a lot of questions that had to be answered. let's remember what ambassador stevens was trying to do and stand together because the middle east is crucial. we need to be tough you there but we need to be smart and engaged. this discussion has been politicized. it hasn't been helpful and hasn't helped us get to the bottom of what happened. >> chris: there were drones flying over benghazi at the time of the attack. were the drones armed? >> we are going to find that out. as you you mentioned i you sit on the the intelligence chitee committee and so does senator
FOX
Oct 28, 2012 9:00am EDT
be acting in the spirit of ambassador stevens and ought to be pulling together. after 9/11 -- >> wait, wait, wait, wait, wait. senator... certainly, it is a legitimate issue to discuss before an election, when four americans were killed, and there are questions of intelligence failures before and during the attack, is it not? >> it is a legitimate issue, but, every story leads to political commentary, and trying to point fingers. after 9/11, we came together, there were a lot of questions that had to be answered, let's operate in that same spirit and let's remember what ambassador stevens was riding to do and stand together. the middle east is crucial, we need to be tough there and smart and engaged. this discussion has been politicized, and it has not been helpful or helped us get to the bottom of what happened. >> chris: let me ask you a direct question. drones were flying over benghazi at the time of the attacks, during the hours when first the consulate and the annex, six or eight hours were under attacks, were the drones armed? >> we're going to find that out. as you h
CBS
Oct 28, 2012 8:30am PDT
chris stevens at 8:30 at night. there was no demonstration. so for literally days and days, they told the american people something that had no basis in fact whatsoever. and that is the president of the united states. and so, also, by the way, he said he immediately ordered action to be taken. well, no action was taken over seven hours. now we find out the secretary of defense decided not to take any action. you know, somebody the other day said to me this is as bad as watergate. nobody died in watergate. but this is either a massive cover-up or incompetence that is not acceptable service to the american people. >> schieffer: what do you think mitt romney needs to do if he called and you said, what, i do need to do now, john, to close this?" what would you tell him? >> i'd say keep doing what he's doing. i think national security, as i said, foreign policy, is now entered into this discussion. i think he is got some momentum. it isn't over till it's over, as yogi used to say. but i think, again, project the image of leadership, capability to be commander in chief, and by the way, this
CSPAN
Oct 27, 2012 8:30pm EDT
>> we have been talking to steven frantzich and this is his newest book, "o.o.p.s." observing our politicians stumble. this is booktv on c-span. is. [applause] >> thank you david for ringing ancient history. elbow, elbow, wrist, rest, rest. that is the key. that is trivial information and just forget it when you go out the door. at such an honor to be here. having been an actress i am a recovered actress now in my right mind and my left brain but having been there for a long time i appreciate the wednesday morning club and all that they have done to create a first away sis in the desert that is hollywood so thank you for that, david. [applause] we also deeply appreciate all the amazing work that david david and david you are magnificent recently on how the news channels exposing the travesty of the current administration's policy leading up to libya and since then and i want to personally say thank you for being a fierce champion of liberty. thank you. [applause] it's also a great restoration weekend and if you have not been, please get the pamphlet out there. we had the opportuni
FOX Business
Oct 27, 2012 8:00pm EDT
fairest of them all, steven more common joins me to talk about prosperity and ♪ lou: new accusations today from vice-president joe biden hitting goveor romney and republicans on taxes in a campaign event in wisconsin. >> you cannot erase what you have already done. they voted to extend tax cuts for the wealthy giving $500 trillion tax cut so 120,000 families. lou: that's a lot of money. 500 trillion. you have to love the vice-psident, his view on things and, his expression. for a little perspective, the national debt is 16 trillion. we'll just leave it there. my next guest says there is no case on economic grounds to raise taxes. joining me now, senior economic writer for the wall street journal, stephen moore, author of the new book, the truth about opportunity, taxes, d wealth in america. great to have you wth us. >> great to be with you. can i say something? this is really the problem in washington. you know, and it's not just joe biden. these politicians can't tell the difference between a billion and a trillion. the the numbers are so big now, everybody's eyes glaze over. a tril
FOX News
Oct 27, 2012 5:00pm PDT
said ambassador stevens was in benghazi to negotiate a weapon's transfer and to get sa sevens out of the hands of extremist. the state department dismissed that idea to me it makes why he put himself in the volatile area on the lenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. >> not only put that position and visit to be low key and it was not well known he was in benghazi because there would have been more of a security presence there. was there insider information that leaked that the ambassador was in benghazi? based on ongoing reporting on fox. september 6th. a libyan vessel arrive indeed turkey with a large shipment of shoulder fire missiles. five days later, the u.s. ambassador is in benghazi and meeting with the turkish diplomat in benghazi. why did they want to keep the visit low key when they knew repeatedly from the people on the ground that security was the achilles heel? i don't know. it will unfold and one of the issues that come to the surface is the movement of the weapons. >> katherine, you have done stellar reporting on this and i appreciate your uncovering details. >> i think
FOX News
Oct 27, 2012 9:00pm PDT
our ambassador stevens, shawn smith and glen dougherty. tonight we take a moment to pay tribute to an american hero navy seal ty woods whose dad and family were with us tonight who gave the ultimate akron face. as general macarthur said on his speech on duty honor and country in his youth and strength his love and loyalty he gave all that mortality can give. he needs no eulogy from me or from any other man, he has written his own history. america thanks you, ty woods, for the ultimate sacrifice. may you rest in peace. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ hi dad. many years from now, when the subaru is theirs... hey. you missed a spot. ...i'll look back on this day and laugh. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru.
FOX News
Oct 27, 2012 6:00pm PDT
the facts first. >> judge jeanine: in past shows i talked about our ambassador stevens, shawn smith and glen dougherty. tonight we take a moment to pay tribute to an american hero navy seal ty woods whose dad and family were with us tonight who gave the ultimate akron face. as general macarthur said on his speech on duty honor and country in his youth and strength his love and loyalty he gave all that mortality can give. he needs no eulogy from me or from any other man, he has written his own history. america thanks you, ty woods, for the ultimate sacrifice. may you rest in peace. ♪ captioned by closed captioning services, inc. ♪ change my life again ♪ ♪ fly by night, goodbye my dear ♪ ♪ my ship isn't coming ♪ and i just can't pretend oww! ♪ [ male announcer ] careful, you're no longer invisible in a midsize sedan. the volkswagen passat. winner of a motor trend midsize sedan comparison. that's the power of german engineering. to bring you a low-priced medicare prescription drug plan. ♪ with a low national plan premium... ♪ ...and copays as low as one dollar...
CSPAN
Oct 28, 2012 8:30am EDT
readers after returning from war. we can look to senators ted stevens who fought world war ii together and representing opposite parties maintained a lifelong friendship. we can look at john mccain, bob kerrey, chuck hegel, john kerry who faced enormous challenges on returning home, took the lead in normalizing relationships with vietnam and helping to heal a wounded nation. it is our responsibility to uphold the legacy of those who have gone before us as we in keeping with the mission of the united states naval academy assume the highest responsibility of command and citizenship and government. thank you very much. [applause] >> we are going to make a quick transition to the front of the room to set up for the q&a by showing a brief video. q the video. we have been having some technical difficulties today. ladies and gentlemen, this video is called action. we encourage you to buy the book and joined the cause. thank you very much. >> our lives changed. we are prepared to serve in uniform but not sure how. responding to our nation's call, in harm's way, in the air, on the grou
FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 4:00pm PDT
, the truth, as to why four americans, including our u.s. ambassador, christopher stevens, were killed. republican arizona senator john mccain saying this is quote, now the worst coverup e life, end quote. seen in the senator now calling on the white house to declassify and release surveillance video from benghazi. meanwhile, democrats argue the terrorist attack on the consulate is being politicized. >> now we know that there were tapes, recordings inside the consulate during this fight and they've gotten-- they came and the fbi finally took those and now classified as quote, top secret. why would they be top secret? >> any impartial observer who looks the at what happened in benghazi would have to say this situation's been politicized. governor romney himself realizes that his actions and his reaction was unbecoming for potential commander-in-chief and he's backed off. >> those comments and that point of view. >> harris: national security correspondent jennifer griffin has been out in front of this story from the very beginning and broke the news that urgent calls for help duri
CSPAN
Oct 27, 2012 10:00pm EDT
that was critical not so much the xcom but adlai stevens was written by joel stewart. charles bartlett. >> host: saturday evening post. >> guest: what happened during the 13 day. charles bartlett was a close friend of kennedy and he actually i believe was responsible for introducing jack and jackie so this article came out in one of the items in there was that adlai stevenson had an soft and there was implication that he was willing to appease the soviets and adlai -- >> host: in munich. >> guest: exactly in munich. adlai stevenson was definitely one of the advisers but it was a fairly unfair accusation in the sense that he was not alone in recommending a lot of this so this article comes out which is obscuring adlai stevenson who until that moment had actually had a wonderful presentation in the united nations but the implication comes out then that kennedy has authorized that he is the source of the charles butler article. what you can do now in going back to the salinger thing is we can go back and look at who charlie bartlett talked to in the white house and when he talked to them
FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 9:00am PDT
from ambassador stevens denied. why did they blame it on a video when they knew in real time this was a coordinated terrorist attack. why do we have four dead americans right now and no plan it seems like us you to do anything about it and the biggest issue, shannon is we are learning in the last couple of days that the president said that he dave orders to do everything they could have gave orders to do sering they could to protect those americans when they came under attack. and yet they didn't get the help. and now secretary panetta says he refused the help. is the president mistaken or did the secretary fail to carry out an order? this is a serious question. the president ought to come clean on this and be he transparent and have a press conference and answer questions if he wants to be the commander if chief. that is the issue. it is about leadership and about trust. >> shannon: sir, our thoughts and prayers are with you and the folks in the commonwealth as you brace for the storm and along the east coast as well. thanks for taking time out for us. >> thank you, shannon. >> shann
CSPAN
Oct 28, 2012 7:45pm EDT
paul schott stevens who is the ceo of the investment company institute will team up to discuss the future of retirement in this daunting economic environment they will stick to the current crop of retiring baby boomers and give saving strategies for the younger generation for those golden years far ahead. this will be a new program this is thursday year the commonwealth club in san francisco. tuesday october 2nd former connecticut senator chris dodd will be here in his new role as the chairman and ceo of the motion picture association of america. he will address how last technology has moved entertainment content to the cloud it's created economic challenges to both the industry and government protecting the rights of the 2.2 million cremators and makers in every state especially in california. and then three days later, friday october 5th, massachusetts congressman barney frank will be here for a luncheon program. i should tell you chris dodd is a 6 p.m. program also at the club in san francisco. friday october 5th, barney frank will be here for a luncheon program on the of the co
FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 5:00am EDT
last time that you talked with ambassador stevens? if these are your appointees, you have them out there, they are working on behalf of the united states, if there is a problem in libya, when was the last time that you had a conversation with h him addressing these issues? >> congressman cuellar, how and when should benghazi-gate be he investigated? >> first of all, i agree with my colleagues. the first thing we need to do is investigate before we make any judgments. let's see what the intelligence community is going tell us and what they knew. the preference of the intelligence commune sit to assess pieces of information number one and then number two make judgments as to what happened and then from there make -- tell us who is responsible. and that is what we are going through these steps so before we start blaming an administration or somebody else let's do the right thing, let's investigate and let the chips fall where they fall and then we will tal take it from there. >> congressman cuellar you cannot be happy with the way the administration handled it. let's say that the call
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